Alonso to continue with McLaren in 2018

File Photo : Fernando Alonso
IANS|20-Oct-2017 15:06

Madrid, Oct 20 : Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso, world champion in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, said he would continue with McLaren for one more season.

The 36-year-old Alonso, who has 32 victories in F1, is set to enter his 17th season in racing with McLaren, he announced on Thursday, reports Efe. 

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Alonso debuted in F1 in 2001 with Minardi and after a year as a tester he took the wheel of a Renault in 2003, a season in which he achieved his first victory in Hungary.

He was crowned world champion in 2005 and again in 2006 before moving on to McLaren the following year.